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Caroline Bowman Replaces Jenn Colella in Vancouver Opera's EVITA; Karimloo Confirmed as CheCaroline Bowman Replaces Jenn Colella in Vancouver Opera's EVITA; Karimloo Confirmed as Che
by Alan Henry - Mar 30, 2016

BroadwayWorld learned that Caroline Bowman has replaced previously announced Jenn Colella in Vancouver Opera's spring production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's EVITA, running April 30 through May 8, 2016 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. The production also stars Ramin Karimloo as Che. (more...)

'Extreme Weight Loss' Stars Chris and Heidi Powell Take Readers Inside Their Fridge to Simplify Healthy Eating'Extreme Weight Loss' Stars Chris and Heidi Powell Take Readers Inside Their Fridge to Simplify Healthy Eating
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

This is not something we simply might change, but rather something we must change. If we don't solve this problem now, many families will face chronic obesity-related health problems like heart disease, high blood pressure, Type 2 diabetes, cancer and asthma. (more...)

Erik Altemus and More to Join American Pops Orchestra in 'MAKE SOMEONE HAPPY' This MayErik Altemus and More to Join American Pops Orchestra in 'MAKE SOMEONE HAPPY' This May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

Maestro Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - are proud to present the closing concert of their successful inaugural season. MAKE SOMEONE HAPPY: A 60s Cocktail Party will debut at the George Washington University's Lisner Auditorium on Friday, May 6th at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Jan McArt in WAVE YOUR FLAG! Postponed at Lynn UniversityJan McArt in WAVE YOUR FLAG! Postponed at Lynn University
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

'WAVE YOUR FLAG!,' a new play with music by South Florida playwright Tony Finstrom, scheduled to be presented Wednesday, April 6th, as part of the 'Jan McArt New Play Reading Series' at Boca Raton's Lynn University, has been postponed due to an illness in the cast. (more...)

Jane Lynch, Diane Warren & More to Receive Columbia College Honorary DegreesJane Lynch, Diane Warren & More to Receive Columbia College Honorary Degrees
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

Columbia College Chicago is proud to announce a roster of Emmy, Grammy and Pulitzer Prize-winning artists and creative industry leaders as its 2016 commencement ceremony keynote speakers and honorary degree recipients. (more...)

Beres Hammond & Marcia Griffiths to Perform at NJPAC, 7/9Beres Hammond & Marcia Griffiths to Perform at NJPAC, 7/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents reggae superstar Beres Hammond with special guest Marcia Griffiths who will perform together on Saturday, July 9th at 8pm. (more...)

VIDEO: Idina Menzel Performs National Anthem at Today's White House Easter Egg RollVIDEO: Idina Menzel Performs National Anthem at Today's White House Easter Egg Roll
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

Below, watch Menzel's performance of 'The Star Spangled Banner' with the President, Mrs. Obama, and even the Easter Bunny at her side! (more...)

Photo: Idina Menzel to Perform at Today's White House Easter Egg RollPhoto: Idina Menzel to Perform at Today's White House Easter Egg Roll
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

This year's special guest is Tony Award Winning, Multi-Platinum Recording Artist, Idina Menzel. Menzel will sing the National Anthem as well as perform on the Rock 'n' Egg Roll Stage. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 3/20/2016 - 3/27/2016Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 3/20/2016 - 3/27/2016
by BWW - Mar 27, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 3/20/2016 - 3/27/2016. (more...)

Best-selling Author Brad Meltzer Launches Campaign to Bring Amelia Earhart Playset to LegoBest-selling Author Brad Meltzer Launches Campaign to Bring Amelia Earhart Playset to Lego
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2016

NY Times best-selling author Brad Meltzer has launched a campaign to bring an Amelia Earhart playset to the Lego company.  (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'The Miseducation of Susan Ross' on Next SCANDALVIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'The Miseducation of Susan Ross' on Next SCANDAL
by - Mar 25, 2016

On the next episode of ABC's SCANDAL titled "The Miseducation of Susan Ross", following the first Republican debate, Olivia is presented with damaging information about an opponent and enlists the Gladiators to verify its authenticity. (more...)

15th Annual Women Who Care Awards to Honor Beverly Bond, Deborah Norville, Ellyn Shook, Jenny Long & Northwell Health15th Annual Women Who Care Awards to Honor Beverly Bond, Deborah Norville, Ellyn Shook, Jenny Long & Northwell Health
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

Edward R. Matthews, CEO of United Cerebral Palsy of New York City (UCP of NYC), and Loreen Arbus, Founder & Chair of Women Who Care, announced today that BLACK GIRLS ROCK!TM founder and CEO Beverly Bond, "Inside Edition" anchor Deborah Norville, Accenture chief leadership & human resources officer Ellyn Shook, Expect a Miracle author Jenny Long, and the healthcare system Northwell Health, will be honored at the 15th Annual Women Who Care Awards Luncheon, to be held Monday, May 9th at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City. (more...)

Coral Springs Center for the Arts to Present Four Amazing Shows This SpringCoral Springs Center for the Arts to Present Four Amazing Shows This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

The Coral Springs Center for the Arts is presenting four amazing shows in April and May at the state-of-the-art performing arts center located at 2855 Coral Springs Drive. (more...)

Alan Cumming to Host Ackerman Institute's Gender & Family Project Benefit A NIGHT OF A THOUSAND GENDERSAlan Cumming to Host Ackerman Institute's Gender & Family Project Benefit A NIGHT OF A THOUSAND GENDERS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2016

The Ackerman Institute's Gender & Family Project will present its third annual benefit, A Night of A Thousand Genders, an evening of cocktails followed by a very special one-night-only cabaret evening celebrating the beauty and resilience of gender expansive youth and their families on Monday, April 11, 2016 from 6:00-8:30pm at City Winery (155 Varick Street, New York, NY) (more...)

Official Sponsors Announced for BET's 2016 BLACK GIRLS ROCK!Official Sponsors Announced for BET's 2016 BLACK GIRLS ROCK!
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2016

BET Networks has partnered with Dark and Lovely, LG G5 and Coca-Cola for “BLACK GIRLS ROCK!” 2016, celebrating the accomplishments of Black women who represent inspirational and positive role models (more...)

American Egg Board Joins with the National Park Foundation to Support the 2016 White House Easter Egg RollAmerican Egg Board Joins with the National Park Foundation to Support the 2016 White House Easter Egg Roll
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2016

The American Egg Board (AEB) announced today that it will contribute to the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, to support the 2016 White House Easter Egg Roll at President's Park on the South Lawn of the White House. (more...)

Dance Theatre of Harlem to Honor Gladys Knight at 5th Annual Vision GalaDance Theatre of Harlem to Honor Gladys Knight at 5th Annual Vision Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

Dance Theatre of Harlem (Virginia Johnson, Artistic Director; Anna Glass, Executive Director), one of the world's leading dance institutions, currently in its 47th year, will honor the “Empress of Soul,” Grammy-winning music legend Gladys Knight, the 106th First Lady of New York City Joyce Dinkins and the multinational law firm Latham & Watkins LLP at its 5th Annual Vision Gala, held immediately following the Wednesday, April 6 opening night performance of the company's triumphant return to New York City Center (131 West 55th Street, between 6th and 7th Avenues). The four-performance engagement will culminate on Saturday, April 9 with Black Ballerina Magic: A Tribute, a special program celebrating and paying tribute to black ballerinas. (more...)

Scoop: SCANDAL on ABC - Thursday, April 7, 2016Scoop: SCANDAL on ABC - Thursday, April 7, 2016
by TV Scoop - Mar 21, 2016

Get all the scoop on SCANDAL, airing on ABC on Thursday, April 7, 2016! (more...)

Jan McArt Set for WAVE YOUR FLAG! as Part of New Play Reading Series at Lynn UniversityJan McArt Set for WAVE YOUR FLAG! as Part of New Play Reading Series at Lynn University
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

'Jan McArt is my muse!,' says award-winning South Florida playwright Tony Finstrom.  'She has such a vivid, commanding, larger-than-life stage presence.  And she's such a terrific singer!  That makes it easy, and a pleasure, for me to write something with her in mind, as there's nobody else quite like her.' (more...)

Bid To Meet SCHOOL OF ROCK's Bobbi MacKenzie and Support Rush Philanthropic Arts FoundationBid To Meet SCHOOL OF ROCK's Bobbi MacKenzie and Support Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation
by Michael Dale - Mar 21, 2016

Meet one of Broadway's youngest stars and help provide disadvantaged urban youth with significant exposure and access to the arts. (more...)

G2A.COM and US President Barack Obama Were Present During South By South West (SXSW) 2016 Festival in Austin, Texas, USAG2A.COM and US President Barack Obama Were Present During South By South West (SXSW) 2016 Festival in Austin, Texas, USA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2016

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VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Pencils Down' Episode of ABC's SCANDALVIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Pencils Down' Episode of ABC's SCANDAL
by - Mar 18, 2016

On the next episode of ABC's SCANDAL titled 'Pencils Down,' Olivia continues to spy on Jake while the gladiators have to fend for themselves. (more...)

Scott Coulter to Bring THE FELLA SINGS ELLA to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 5/11Scott Coulter to Bring THE FELLA SINGS ELLA to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 5/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

Lauded for his soaring high notes, purity of tone and way with a lyric, Scott Coulter has been called 'the male Ella Fitzgerald,' which explains why his show celebrating the songs made famous by this iconic singer has been so successful. Scott Coulter brings his acclaimed show, The Fella Sings Ella, to Feinstein's at the Nikko for one performance only on Wednesday, May 11 at 7 p.m. Tickets for Scott Coulter range in price from $30 - $50 and are available now by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com. (more...)

BWW Review: Chaffin's Barn's TAFFETAS Blends Nostalgia and Sentiment to Musical PerfectionBWW Review: Chaffin's Barn's TAFFETAS Blends Nostalgia and Sentiment to Musical Perfection
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 18, 2016

There's nothing quite so entertaining - and nothing goes down more easily after a trip to the groaning board at Nashville's iconic Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre - than a musical revue that is sure to whisk you away to yesterday. Not the day before today, necessarily, but 'yesterday' as in a sentimental journey back to a time when life was somehow more innocent and somehow less complicated than what we experience in the day-to-day of 2016. (more...)

HAMILTON's Lin-Manuel Miranda Calls For Congress To Help Resolve Puerto Rico's Economic CrisisHAMILTON's Lin-Manuel Miranda Calls For Congress To Help Resolve Puerto Rico's Economic Crisis
by Michael Dale - Mar 17, 2016

His column for the Spanish-language El Nuevo Dia calls for legislation to address the U.S. territory's declining economy. (more...)

Dear Friends! Meet the Full Cast of SHE LOVES ME, Opening Tonight on BroadwayDear Friends! Meet the Full Cast of SHE LOVES ME, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Mar 17, 2016

Laura Benanti (Amalia), Zachary Levi (Georg), Gavin Creel (Kodaly), Michael McGrath (Sipos), Jane Krakowski (Ilona) and Byron Jennings (Maraczek) star in Roundabout's new Broadway production of SHE LOVES ME, directed by Scott Ellis, choreographed by Warren Carlyle with musical direction by Paul Gemignani. SHE LOVES ME officially opens tonight, March 17, 2016, and runs through July 10, 2016 at Studio 54 on Broadway. Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch interviews with the cast! (more...)

Marriott Theatre Announces Full Cast of EVITA Featuring Hannah Corneau, Austin Lesch, Larry Adams & More!Marriott Theatre Announces Full Cast of EVITA Featuring Hannah Corneau, Austin Lesch, Larry Adams & More!
by Marissa Sblendorio - Mar 16, 2016

The Marriott Theatre has completed casting for Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash hit EVITA. The show tells the story of the charismatic and glamorous First Lady of Argentina, Eva Peron. (more...)

The Marriott Theatre to Stage EVITA This Spring; Cast Announced!The Marriott Theatre to Stage EVITA This Spring; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

EVITA, one of the most passionate and powerful rock operas in Broadway history, will be presented at The Marriott Theatre (10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire), previewing April 13, opening April 20 and running through June 5.  (more...)

VIDEO: Laura Bush Talks Nancy Reagan, Race for White House & More on TODAYVIDEO: Laura Bush Talks Nancy Reagan, Race for White House & More on TODAY
by - Mar 16, 2016

Former First Lady Laura Bush sat down with TODAY’s Savannah Guthrie to talk about the new book “We Are Afghan Women: Voices of Hope,” whose publication she championed. (more...)

VIDEO: HAMILTON's Lin-Manuel Miranda Asked How Aaron Burr Would React to Donald TrumpVIDEO: HAMILTON's Lin-Manuel Miranda Asked How Aaron Burr Would React to Donald Trump
by Michael Dale - Mar 15, 2016

MirandaMania has hit D.C. hard and a reporter asks the musical theatre scribe for his opinion on how Aaron Burr would feel about Donald Trump. (more...)

Review Zusammenfassung: EVITA kehrt nach 35 Jahre wieder in deutscher Fassung nach Wien zurückReview Zusammenfassung: EVITA kehrt nach 35 Jahre wieder in deutscher Fassung nach Wien zurück
by Iris Moebius - Mar 15, 2016

Andrew Lloyd Webbers und Tim Rices mit 7 Tony Awards, 6 Drama Desk Awards, einem Oscar und einem Grammy ausgezeichneter Welterfolg EVITA ist wieder in Wien zu sehen. Die Premiere fand vergangene Woche statt. Nach der Premiere spendete das anwesende Publikum begeisterten Beifall, die Kritiker außerten gemischte Meinungen. Wir haben hier die Pressestimmen zur neuen Inszenierung der Vereinigten Buhnen Wien zusammengefasst: (more...)

VIDEO: HAMILTON's Lin-Manuel Miranda's Impassioned Speech On Rebuilding Puerto RicoVIDEO: HAMILTON's Lin-Manuel Miranda's Impassioned Speech On Rebuilding Puerto Rico
by Michael Dale - Mar 15, 2016

The Broadway star and author capped off his trip to Washington D.C. with a speech urging congress to help the island's economic growth. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 3/8/2016 - 3/15/2016Hottest Articles on BWW 3/8/2016 - 3/15/2016
by - Mar 15, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 3/8/2016 - 3/15/2016. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch HAMILTON Cast Perform at White House + Obamas' Opening RemarksVIDEO: Watch HAMILTON Cast Perform at White House + Obamas' Opening Remarks
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 15, 2016

The cast of Broadway's HAMILTON visited the White House yesterday to host a student workshop, Q&A, and present a performance of musical selections from the smash hit show. (more...)

Opera San Jose to Present Previn's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIREOpera San Jose to Present Previn's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

Faithfully following Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning play, André Previn's opera tells the story of Blanche DuBois, a fading though still attractive Southern belle whose poise is a persona she presents to shield others, but most of all herself, from her delusions of grandeur. Moving into her sister's cramped apartment, and creating all the wrong kinds of sparks with her crude and cruel brother-in-law, the dark truths about Blanche's past begin to emerge, and her world comes apart at the seams in a downward spiral. (more...)

Photo Flash: History Has Its Eyes on the White House! Students Spend the Day with HAMILTON in D.C.Photo Flash: History Has Its Eyes on the White House! Students Spend the Day with HAMILTON in D.C.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

First Lady Michelle Obama welcomed the Broadway cast of Hamilton to the White House today to host a student workshop, Q&A, and a performance of musical selections from the production. HAMILTON's official Twitter account posted and re-tweeted photos of the students' time with the cast and the First Lady earlier in the day, and you can check them out below, plus click here for stills from the opening number! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: HAMILTON's Lin-Manuel Miranda Does Some Capitol Hill Freestyling with President ObamaSTAGE TUBE: HAMILTON's Lin-Manuel Miranda Does Some Capitol Hill Freestyling with President Obama
by Stage Tube - Mar 14, 2016

Earlier today, First Lady Michelle Obama welcomed the Broadway cast of HAMILTON to the White House to host a student workshop, Q&A, and a performance. And as if that weren't enough excitement for Capitol Hill, the musical's creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda also took part in a freestyling challenge outside the White House, with help from President Barack Obama. (more...)

Photo Flash: Lin-Manuel Miranda & HAMILTON Cast Perform at the White House!Photo Flash: Lin-Manuel Miranda & HAMILTON Cast Perform at the White House!
by TV News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

As BWW previously reported, First Lady Michelle Obama will today welcome the Broadway cast ofHamilton to the White House to host a student workshop, Q&A, and a performance of musical selections from the production.  (more...)

Scoop: SCANDAL on ABC - Thursday, March 31, 2016Scoop: SCANDAL on ABC - Thursday, March 31, 2016
by - Mar 14, 2016

Get all the scoop on SCANDAL, airing on ABC on Thursday, March 31, 2016! (more...)

BWW Review: THE REVISIONIST Exposes the Need for Connectedness at DobamaBWW Review: THE REVISIONIST Exposes the Need for Connectedness at Dobama
by Roy Berko - Mar 14, 2016

Social anthropologists offer that humans have four basic needs-survival, pleasure, security and territoriality. They also propose that we need to belong to some group or groups. Most commonly that of a family. Jesse Eisenberg in his play THE REVISIONIST hits on the needs and the desire for connectedness in his thought-provoking script. (more...)

Cast of HAMILTON to Perform at White House Today; Watch Live Stream!Cast of HAMILTON to Perform at White House Today; Watch Live Stream!
by TV News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

The President's remarks and the opening number of the performance will be streamed live at WhiteHouse.gov/live. Be sure to check in with BWW for coverage. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 3/12-3/13/2016Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 3/12-3/13/2016
by - Mar 13, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, March 13, 2016 - Sunday, March 13, 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray Visit ECLIPSEDPhoto Flash: Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray Visit ECLIPSED
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2016

Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray visited the all-female, multi-ethnic, history-making cast of Eclipsed backstage after Friday's performance at the John Golden Theatre on Broadway. They asked the actors how they decompress after performing. Lupita Nyong 'o described how they take time to commune together before every performance and then again, after the show. The Mayor and First Lady signed the guest book, commending the individual performers and their powerful synergy. Scroll down to see photos from the visit! (more...)

VIDEO: Kerry Washington, Viola Davis & More Support Hillary Clinton in New VideoVIDEO: Kerry Washington, Viola Davis & More Support Hillary Clinton in New Video
by TV News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

In a new video directed by Tony Goldwyn, Shonda Rhimes, Viola Davis, Kerry Washington, and Ellen Pompeo discuss their support for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. (more...)

VIDEO: Frank Rich Responds To Hillary Clinton's Praise of Reagans Re: HIV/AIDS; Clinton Later RetractsVIDEO: Frank Rich Responds To Hillary Clinton's Praise of Reagans Re: HIV/AIDS; Clinton Later Retracts
by Michael Dale - Mar 11, 2016

The former New York Times critic has harsh words for the presidential candidate's 'revisionist version.' (more...)

Tracee Ellis Ross Returns as Host of BET's BLACK GIRLS ROCK 2016Tracee Ellis Ross Returns as Host of BET's BLACK GIRLS ROCK 2016
by TV - On the Road - Mar 11, 2016

BET Networks and Beverly Bond, CEO, founder and Creator of “BLACK GIRLS ROCK!”, are excited to announce the return of Tracee Ellis Ross as the host of “BLACK GIRLS ROCK!” 2016 (more...)

VOTES to Offer Musical Theatre View of the Clintons at Castillo This SpringVOTES to Offer Musical Theatre View of the Clintons at Castillo This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

VOTES by Jacqueline S. Salit and Fred Newman, composed by leading pop/country tunesmith Annie Roboff, is an 'outsider' musical with a canny view of the Clintons as a political couple. Castillo Theatre, 543 West 42nd Street, will present the work's world premiere April 1 to May 8, directed by Gabrielle L. Kurlander. (more...)

Brian Williams to Anchor Special Coverage Honoring Nancy Reagan on MSNBCBrian Williams to Anchor Special Coverage Honoring Nancy Reagan on MSNBC
by TV News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

MSNBC will commemorate the funeral of former First Lady Nancy Reagan with special coverage celebrating her life and legacy on Friday. Brian Williams anchors from MSNBC headquarters in New York beginning at 1 p.m. ET as friends, family, and dignitaries gather to pay their respects. (more...)

The Trump Empire & More Set for Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEENThe Trump Empire & More Set for Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEEN
by TV News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

The award-winning series MetroFocus premieres new episodes in the New York and tri-state region weeknights at 5 p.m. on WLIW21, 5:30 p.m. on NJTV and 6 p.m. on THIRTEEN. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 3/10/2016 - BLACKBIRD with Jeff Daniels & Michelle Williams!WAKE UP with BWW 3/10/2016 - BLACKBIRD with Jeff Daniels & Michelle Williams!
by Jessica Khan - Mar 10, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: BLACKBIRD opens on Broadway and more! (more...)

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